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Instant Pot Turkey Stock

Instant Pot Turkey Stock, an intense flavored stock made from turkey bones and veggies. Using the instant pot gives a flavor packed stock that is ready in no time. Use the stock for gravies, soups, and stews.
Course Christmas, Soup, Thanksgiving
Cuisine American
Keyword soup stock, Thanksgiving, turkey stock
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 cups
Calories 20kcal
Author Eileen Kelly

Ingredients

  • 1 turkey carcass, from a 12 pound turkey Note 1
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 stalk celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 large onions, peeled and quartered
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 8 cups water

Instructions

  • Place the turkey carcass into the Instant Pot vessel.
  • Add in the bay leaves, carrot, celery, onion quarters, salt, black pepper, apple cider vinegar, and water.
  • Secure the lid and select the "Soup/Stew" setting and increase time to 45 minutes.
    Allow the pot to do a Natural release.
  • Carefully pour the broth through a sieve/strainer to remove the vegetables and bone
  • Use for soups, gravy, stuffing, etc.

Stovetop Turkey Stock

  • In a large stockpot over medium/high heat, add the turkey carcass, Add in the bay leaves, carrot, celery, onion quarters, salt, black pepper, apple cider vinegar, and water. Be sure to use enough water to cover the bones.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, simmer pot for 3 to 31/2 hours. Stir occasionally.
  • The stock will develop turkey flavor. Carefully pour the broth through a sieve/strainer to remove the vegetables and bones.
  • The stock can be frozen for up to 3 months.

Notes

Note 1: Pick most of the meat off the carcass and use for other recipes. 
Storage Tips: 3-4 days in the fridge. Freezer storage: 3 months. Defrost overnight in the fridge. Microwave, following microwave defrosting instructions.
 
I'm not a registered dietician, I do my best to provide the most accurate nutritional values. Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation. Actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and portion sizes

 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 20kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1526IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg